Oakland playwright offers hope for survivors of trafficking

 

Regina Evans is a Bay Area entrepreneur, performer and playwright.

Her fashion boutique in downtown Oakland, called Regina’s Door, acts as a workplace development opportunity for local survivors of sex trafficking. Her play, “52 Letters,” communicates the harsh realities of human trafficking and the inherent value of humanity. Evans also works with the nonprofit Love Never Fails and has helped to develop a curriculum for local middle school students to protect themselves against trafficking.

Human trafficking occurred in all 50 states in 2014, and there are an estimated 27 million victims worldwide, according the the Polaris Project.

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